I have listed a new property at 2340 BALACLAVA ST in Vancouver.

Classic 1912 Craftsman home in the heart of Kits. This home is a fine example of what it means to bring all of a modern home's amenities together with some of Kitsilano's rich history. This fully restored home has been completely renovated from top to bottom with the highest quality materials all wrapped up by a fantastic layout feathering 3 bedrooms up as well as a huge open living and dining room and cozy family room with a gas fireplace. Below is an updated 2 bedroom suite that was rented furnished for $2200 a month. The yard is fully fenced and professionally landscaped with irrigation. Great location close to shops and transit. This home is worth missing an afternoon at the beach to come have a look. It will not disappoint! Open Houses Sat/Sun Aug 3/4 from 2-4pm.

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I have listed a new property at 6506 ANGUS DR in Vancouver.
FABULOUS ENTERTAINING IN THIS CONTEMPORARY HOME! Gourmet kitchen boasting sub-zero fridge & wolf gas range open to spacious sitting/dining area complete with scratch resistant cork flooring, wine cooler, surround sound & floating fireplace. Zero clearance doors extend living space onto patio with more room to dine, a hot tub & grassy yard. Relax in the family room with sleek built in entertainment system as well as the cozy theatre/games room downstairs! Hardwood & California shutters throughout 2nd floor with 3 spacious bdrms, master with new ensuite & 3rd floor a perfect nanny/guest suite with large bdrm, sitting area, bthrm & deck! New roof, windows, exterior/interior paint & deck. It's unique- don't miss it! Open Houses Sat/Sun July 20/21 from 2-4pm.
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This really depends on what type of property and price range is being focussed on, as well as how dramatically or why the rates rise.  In general, a rise in rates will affect those segments of the market that tend to be more leveraged.  Investor class product and first time buyer product will certainly be affected, as well as more moderately priced homes in most segments other than expensive detached homes.  IE, those segments wherein buyers typically have large amounts of capital and/or income are far less affected.  Generally speaking in today's heavily government-influenced rate environment, the raising of rates would indicate an increased general confidence in the economy, which in turn creates a bit more confidence in home values, so these two factors can somewhat mitigate each other and cause values to stay stable or slowly appreciating, despite moderate rate increases.  However, if rates were to increase drastically and/or suddenly, and not in some sort of lock-step with local economic conditions and market confidence, this would certainly negatively affect affordability and therefore prices.  So to nutshell, volatile increases bad, steady/slow increases not so bad.  And keep buying stock in crystal balls!

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I have listed a new property at 14211 36A AVE in Surrey.
Southport! Full basement! Spectacular family/executive home, beautifully presented. One of only 8 w/ a basement in this gorgeous 6 yr old enclave of Park Lane Homes bordered by Nico Wynd Golf Course and the Nicomekl River. Beautiful streetpresence on a quiet corner w/ modern craftsman architecture and large porch. Expansive and practical floorplan featuring gorgeous trim, finishes, and fixtures. Up has 3 bdrms, 2 bthrms & loft, down has rec room, 4th bdrm, storage, & full bath. Huge island kitchen overlooking yard, sunken family room, glue down hardwood throughout, central A/C, large office/den off foyer, massive garage, custom pergola and hot-tub, list goes on and on, see realtor's website.
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I have listed a new property at 1055 HARWOOD ST in Vancouver.
Harcrest Apartments. This renovated N facing 1 bedroom has plenty to offer. Upgrades include new stainless appliances, updated kitchen cabinets, walnut engineered hardwood, new bathroom and plenty of built in storage. All wrapped up in a great layout. Storage locker, bike room & workshop are all found in this intimate walk-up, adult oriented, co-op building with great neighbours! Well managed with roof, plumbing '95, exterior paint 03, Pella windows 05 & boiler 06. Wonderful location on a tree lined street, just steps to transit, shops, restaurants & a short stroll to English Bay. Waiting list for private garage parking. Rentals not allowed. 1 cat welcome. 35% down payment required.Open House Sat July 13 from 2-4pm.
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I have listed a new property at 203 1867 3RD AVE W in Vancouver.
Completely Renovated 1 Bedroom + bedroom sized den! North facing hidden gem in the heart of Kitsilano! Enjoy quiet evenings on your balcony in this one of a kind, low-rise concrete building. This suite offers a fantastic modern open layout, with a real den that is being used as a bedroom. Perfect for your expanding needs. Insuite laundry is allowed with permission from strata. Pets not allowed. 1 parking and locker included. Open Houses Sat/Sun July 13/14 from 2-4pm. Visit realtors website for video tour and floorplan.
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I have listed a new property at 907 1199 SEYMOUR ST in Vancouver.

Very functional 2bdrm+flex in one of Downtown's most vibrant communities, 'Brava', perched above the Vancouver International Film Centre. With cross-unit bedrooms & bathrooms, large peninsula kitchen, generous living/dining area, & large den/storage/flex, this home suits anyone: professional needing home office, couple needing guest-room, small family, or investor wanting flexibility for tenants. Large windows provide a spacious, bright feeling, and the unit shows well, with quality finishes (laminate,granite, etc.) in excellent condition. Amenities abound: outdoor pool, well-equipped gym, sauna, etc..Location is as central as it gets, steps to Seawall, Downtown, transit, etc.. Rntls/Pets OK, 1st showing at Open House Sun 2-4pm.

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I have listed a new property at 1108 58 KEEFER PL in Vancouver.
Brilliant value for a home buyer or investor in this truly spacious, beautiful, and very bright 1bdrm+storage/flex in 'Firenze'. Features include an open layout w/ large peninsula kitchen, master bedroom big enough for a king suite, insuite storage wired and suitable for a small home office, and chic finishes from Cambrian counters to stainless appliances. The unit overlooks Andy Livingston Park towards Science World & Mt. Baker, and Firenze has brilliant amenities including indoor pool, gym, theatre, playground, jacuzzi, sauna, etc. The Crosstown location is up and coming with cafes, shops, theatres, skytrain, and markets all steps away, and downtown minutes away on foot.Pets/Rentals ok, 1st showings Open Houses Sat/Sun 2-4pm.
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